Working at the knitting store has given me the opportunity to help people every day with their knitting projects. Often the problem is dropped stitches or “something seems wrong.” My favorite problems are pattern confusion. I enjoy puzzling out what the pattern instructions are trying to tell us. I read through the pattern and imagine…

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When I’m not working at Knit Happens, I’ve been busily knitting up samples for the Winter Class Schedule. The socks on two circular needles are knit using Cat Bordhi’s book, Socks Soar on Two Circular Needles. This book taught me how to knit socks and I’ve been enjoying making pair after pair ever since. You…

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This Brambles Beret is the latest item that I have knit with cabling and charts. I have used a very simple chart before when working a cabling pattern but always feel intimidated when I look at charts for lace. The chart for this beret was so easy to follow, I had no trouble at all.…

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